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Father of C and UNIX,Dennis Ritchie,Passes Away At Age 70

#includemain() { printf("Goodbye Dennis Ritchie"); }

Steve Jobs,Apple's Visionary,Dies at 56

"Apple has lost a visionary and creative genius, and the world has lost an amazing human being.Those of us who have been fortunate enough to know and work with Steve have lost a dear friend and an inspiring mentor.Steve leaves behind a company that only he could have built, and his spirit will forever be the foundation of Apple." apple.com 06.01.2011
You can not connect the dots looking forward,You can only connect them looking backwards./ Noktaları ileriye bakarak birleştiremezsiniz,onları sadece geriye bnaktığınızda birleştirebilirsiniz.
Steve Jobs Standford Uni.Graduation speech

Projects QUBES Secure Operating System

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Hi,
I would like to share a project based on Linux for building Laptop or Desktop more secure; QubesOS.


Project Qubes aims at building a secure operating system for desktop and laptop computers. The stress is
on security, which is achieved by exploiting the isolation capabilities of the bare-metal hypervisor (Xen), together with modern hardware technologies, such as Intel VT-d and Trusted Execution Technology.

Problems with current operating Systems:


Current mainstream operating systems that are used for desktop computing, e.g. Windows, Mac OS X, or
Linux-based systems, proved unsatisfactory when it comes to security. The major problem with current systems is their inability to provide effective isolation between various programs running on one machine. E.g. if the userʼs Web browser gets compromised (due to a bug exploited by a malicious web site), the OS is usually unable to protect other userʼs applications and data from also being compromised. Similarly, if certain system core component…